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Barbara Biasi

Barbara Biasi

Assistant Professor of Economics

Barbara Biasi’s research is in the areas of labor economics and applied microeconomics, with a focus on education and creativity. Some of her recent research investigates the effects of changes in teachers’ compensation (salaries and pensions) on teachers’ labor markets and the effects of school finance equalization on long-run children’s outcomes, as well as the links between mental health and career outcomes and the links between copyright policies and the diffusion of scientific knowledge. Professor Biasi obtained her PhD from Stanford University.


  • PhD, Stanford, 2017
  • MSc, Bocconi University, 2011
  • BSc, Bocconi University, 2009


Working Papers


2022 European Research Council (ERC) Starting Grant
2021 Distinguished CESifo Affiliate Award, CESifo Munich
2019 Early Career Research Award, Upjohn Institute
2016 Econometric Society European Meeting – Best Paper by Young Researcher Award